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newscricket2 months ago

BAN vs WI | Holder, Pollard and Hetmyer pull out of tour due to COVID-19; Kraigg Brathwaite to lead Test unit

The trio of Jason Holder, Kieron Pollard and Shimron Hetmyer are amongst the ten players to have pulled out of the series against Bangladesh owing to COVID-19. Meanwhile, in their absence, Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the Test side while Jason Mohammed will lead the ODI unit for the Windies.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC names MS Dhoni as skipper for white-ball format; Kohli to lead the Test decade XI

On Sunday, ICC finally announced their decade XI across all formats, naming MS Dhoni as the skipper in both the ODI and the T20I format while they named Virat Kohli as the skipper for the Test decade XI. Meg Lanning leads the women’s ODI decade XI with two Indian stars in the lineup.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Changed my stance, technique and trigger movement to score runs in IPL, admits Andre Russell

Andre Russell has admitted that he had changed his stance, technique and put on a new trigger movement after nothing was going his way just to score runs in the IPL. He also added that ‘country’ comes before anything for him and reasoned ‘not being in the right headspace’ for denying national duty.
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newscricket3 months ago

Many players will miss the World T20 if attitude doesn’t improve, warns Kieron Pollard

Windies skipper Kieron Pollard ripped into his side for their disastrous showing in the New Zealand T20Is and warned his players that they will be axed unceremoniously should their attitude on the field not improve. Pollard stated that he does not wish to see the Windies become ‘a laughing stock’.
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newscricket3 months ago

NZ vs WI | Windies are ‘really bad’ when they’re bad, loathes Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard, on the back of his side’s series loss against the Kiwis, has rued the team’s tendency to implode uncontrollably and has admitted that what unfolded on Sunday was an aberration. After letting the Kiwis post 238, 166 was all WI could manage en route a series defeat.
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newscricket3 months ago

NZ vs WI | Our bowling was a bit erratic but it was an entertaining game, professes Kieron Pollard

Losing skipper Kieron Pollard stated that Windies bowling was erratic and if you are inconsistent it's difficult to win, however, he admitted that it was an entertaining game. Pollard made a brilliant fifty and kept Windies in the game and insisted that you train for such situations.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Pommie Mbangwa picks 2020 IPL Overseas XI, chooses Morgan over Warner as captain 

Despite leading his side to the playoffs, David Warmer has lagged behind Eoin Morgan on the captaincy front when renowned expert Pommie Mbangwa picked his IPL overseas XI for 2020. The likes of Nicholas Pooran, Chris Gayle, and Anrich Nortje didn't make it to the XI despite their good run.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2020 Review | A Mumbai Indians force to be reckoned with or rather a ‘lone’ force in the league of ‘regulars’

If there was anything that could’ve gone right for Mumbai, it did as they finished the season with a record fifth title and played in a league of their own. In a triumphant season, Mumbai turned the whole competition one-sided, although an exciting one, by defeating each team in a thrashing manner.
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featurecricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 Awards | KL Rahul wins Orange cap; Kagiso Rabada bags Purple Cap

Ooof, IPL 2020 was finally done and dusted and with that, the IPL recognised all the fabulous performances this season from the players. KL Rahul nicked the Orange Cap ahead of Shikhar Dhawan while Kagiso Rabada stayed put to win the Purple Cap, but who won the MVP?
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2020 Final | Think we’ll have to say that MI is the best T20 franchise, opines Kieron Pollard

After their fifth IPL title, Kieron Pollard has opined that it is safe to say that Mumbai Indians are the best T20 franchise across the world with the number of trophies and work they put in. He also thanked the owners and the management for putting their faith in the players in the past and now.
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